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Ernst Stuhlinger's "Cosmic Butterfly" Ion engine spacecraft.

This (very) short documentary describes the Sun Ship or Cosmic Butterfly designed by Ernst Stuhlinger in the 1950's. An ion engined craft, good for long space journeys, such as to Mars.

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Comment by Nick Stevens on July 9, 2012 at 11:45am

Thank You Winchell!

I was not sure if I could get away with all the yellow when I started!


Comment by Winchell Chung on July 9, 2012 at 8:54am

Beautiful work, revitalizing an old classic.

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